NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – IKEA will soon have a store in Manhattan.
The Swedish furniture maker announced Monday it plans to open an “IKEA Planning Store” on the Upper East Side this spring.READ MORE: Queens Teen Thanks Doctors At Long Island Hospital Where 'Last Resort' COVID Treatment Saved Her Life
The store will be located on Third Avenue and 59th Street, across from Bloomingdales. It will focus on “smart solutions for urban living and small spaces.”
“We recognize that we are in a rapidly changing retail environment, and to be fit for long-term growth, IKEA is transforming in a way that lets us meet our customers where they are,” said Lars Petersson, Country Manager, IKEA Retail U.S. “New York City is the natural choice to open the first city center store – the most vibrant, dynamic city in the US, and the epicenter of retail, business, and culture.”
Customers will be able to select and order products for home delivery.MORE NEWS: Suspect Lionel Virgile Charged With Attempted Arson For Allegedly Throwing Molotov Cocktail At NYPD Vehicle
IKEA also has another location in Brooklyn.